Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Wholesome Wednesdays: The Epic Burger







The EPIC Burger really is epic! Good enough to satisfy any appetite, Paleo or not, this burger is a must try!

Ingredients (Serves 2)

For the burgers
300g organic minced beef
1/2 onion chopped
Handful spinach
1tsp dried garlic
1 tbsp of coconut oil
Salt & Pepper

Toppings
2 eggs
1 avocado, sliced
1 large tomato, sliced
1 medium sweet potato (but into spirals using a sprilizer)
4 large field mushrooms
1 cup of coconut/olive oil

Heat the tbsp of coconut oil in a pan and add the onion. Saute until soft. Add the spinach and dried garlic until spinach is wilted. Set aside to cool.
Heat the remaining oil in a saucepan gently. Add a third of the sweet potato and fry until golden brown (could take up to 5 minutes, watch it carefully to avoid burning). Remove and place on kitchen towel to drain. Continue with the remaining batches of sweet potato until all cooked.
Heat a pan or griddle pan. In a bowl mix the beef, salt, pepper and spinach onion mix together and form into 2 burgers.
Place the burgers on the griddle pan. Add the mushrooms . Cook the burgers for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking. Turn the mushrooms once and remove once softened but not too soft.
In the meantime fry two eggs until cooked to your liking

To plate up:

Place one mushroom top side down on the plate.
Cover with a couple of slices of tomato
Place the burger on top.
Top with avocado slices
Top with the egg
And lastly, top with the sweet potato!

Bon Appetite!







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